Kumail Nanjiani

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  • Birth Place: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Was a writer on Michael & Michael Have Issues.
  • Had a recurring role on The Colbert Report.
  • Performed his one-man show Unpronounceable for the first time in Chicago in 2007.

Awards

  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Nominee
  • 2017, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 2018, Independent Spirit Awards — Best First Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2017, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Actor in a Comedy: Nominee
  • 2018, Writers Guild Awards — Original Screenplay: Nominee

Relationships

  • Emily Gordon — Wife

College

  • Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, United States (BS in Computer Science; BA in Philosophy)

Details

  • Birth Place: Karachi, Pakistan
  • Profession: Actor